Mayor’s Cup Results and Summary 1993
October 24, 1993 - This year’s race received its first major boost when it was selected by Reebok to serve as a stop on the inaugural Reebok USA Cross Country Grand Prix.
Brad Schlapak, representing the New York Athletic Club, successfully defended his title in 23:39 and in the process established a new meet record for the 8K course. Second-place-finisher Abidi Bouazza (23:47), of Westchester Track Club, finished eight seconds behind Schlapak.
In the women’s 5K, Carmen Troncoso, of Nike Texas, dashed Kathy Franey’s hopes of defending her title. With a time of 16:10, Troncoso finished twelve seconds ahead of the 1992 Mayor’s Cup champion, Kathy Franey, who took second place in 16:22. Melody O’Reilly (16:24) followed two seconds later in third.
In the men’s team competition, B.A.A. beat runner-up Central Mass Striders while the Boston Running Club’s women’s team took the top honor ahead of B.A.A. Overall, there were 171 male and 65 female finishers.